96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

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Mix 96 wants to share all of the fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy for free! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area.


1. Downtown Roseville Tuesday Nights

Downtown Roseville – Vernon St. & S. Grant St., Roseville, CA 95678

Date: Tuesday, July 21

Time: 5 pm

This community supported event is open and free to everyone. Every Tuesday, much of Vernon Street is closed down to bring in over 100 vendors, live entertainment, great bands, a kids fun zone, a wonderful farmer’s market, delicious foods, a Classic Car Show, a beer garden, and so much more.


2. Speculum Kit Giveaway Day

Women’s Health Specialists – 1442 Ethan Way, Ste 100, Sacramento, CA 95816

Date: Tuesday, July 21

Time: 9am – 4 pm

Women’s Health Specialists hands out tools of empowerment to all clients and visitors to honor the clinic’s founder, Dido Hasper. Founded on the principle of women’s health in women’s hands, the clinic’s speculum kit giveaways offer women and trans*men an opportunity to better understand their own bodies.


3. Mobile Sound Lab

Elk Grove Library – 8962 Elk Grove Boulevard, Elk Grove, CA 95624

Date: Wednesday, July 22

Time: 3:30-4:30 pm

Mobile Sound Lab is an interactive sound installation that encourages visitors to explore the nature of sound and music by playing invented instruments and found objects. Collaborate with other children and musicians to make sounds never heard before.

Note: Appropriate and adaptable for all ages and experience levels! Join Liz Barton and Art Beast for this special program for all ages.


4. Research Seminar: Evaluating the Benefits of Light Rail Transit

CalEPA – Byron Sher Auditorium – 1001 I St, Sacramento, CA 95814

Date: Wednesday, July 22

Time: 10:30am-12 pm

Researchers from University of California, Irvine and the University of Southern California will present the results of a first-of-its-kind of study examining the impacts of light rail development on driving behavior and active transportation such as walking or biking. This research provides valuable insights into programs promoting reduction of vehicle emissions and land-use policies related to SB 375 (the Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act of 2008).

Guest speakers include Douglas Houston, Ph.D., Planning, Policy, and Design; Urban and Regional Planning, University of California, Irvine; and Marlon Boarnet, Ph.D., Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California.


5. Wells Fargo Wednesdays

Sacramento Zoo – Land Park Drive and Sutterville Road, Sacramento, CA 95822

Date: Wednesday, July 22

Time: 9 am-4 pm

Bring your kids to the Zoo for free on three Wednesdays in July thanks to Wells Fargo! Up to four kids (Ages 2-11) will be admitted for free with a paid adult. Wells Fargo will offer a free train or carousel ride to kids. On July 29 the famous Wells Fargo Stage Coach will be at the Zoo, too.

*Children (Age 2-11) Free with paid adult
*Children (Age 0-1) Free


6. Big Truck Summer: Electric Line Truck

Roseville Utility Exploration Center – 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA 95747

Date: Thursday, July 23

Time:9:30-11 pm

Does your child love big trucks? Climb in and sit behind the wheel of a garbage truck, electric line truck, and more. Play games, hear a story, and get an inside scoop on how your city works.


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